ESPN – Jack Wilshere ticks all the boxes for Manchester City’s midfield reimagining

ESPN FC's Steve Nicol tells Alexis Nunes the signing of Patrick Roberts could be the first of many English arrivals at the Etihad this summer. While the headline-grabbing chase for Raheem Sterling continues with very little in the way of developments, all else seems to be fairly quiet on the Manchester City front. Of course, there are the occasional links to other players that spring up from time to time — Paul Pogba is the other biggest name, although it looks like Manuel Pellegrini's side may lose out on the Frenchman — but the big chase has been for the Liverpool forward. Whatever the cost, it's most probable Sterling will be wearing…

ESPN – Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino: Seven things to know about Brazil forward

Highlights from new Liverpool signing Roberto Firmino's Copa America campaign for Brazil so far. Brazil international Roberto Firmino is set to become Liverpool's second-most expensive signing after a £29 million deal was agreed with Hoffenheim — which also makes him the Bundesliga's most expensive player at €42 million. Here is are seven things to know about the forward. ORIGINS Born in Maceio, birthplace of three-time World Cup winner as player and manager Mario Zagallo, Firmino began his career in the youth team at Clube de Regatas Brasil before moving on to Figueirense. EMERGENCE The…

ESPN – Where should Raheem Sterling play next season?

The FC TV panel have had their say, but what do you think? Vote now! There doesn't seem to be a day that goes by without Raheem Sterling being linked with a move away from Liverpool. Most recently, Manchester City were linked with the 20-year-old winger, following speculation that Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Manchester United were also interested. (We're going to rule out Maccesfield's bid!) Where should Raheem Sterling play next season? Liverpool Arsenal Manchester City Elsewhere in the PL Outside England 56% Liverpool 3% Arsenal 20% Manchester City 4% Elsewhere in the PL 17% Outside England $('.article-module.poll[data-poll-id=”4841652″]').each(function(i) { var pollId = $(this).data('poll-id'); FC.Poll.polls[pollId] = new FC.Poll().init($(this), pollId); }); It looks set to be a saga that runs and runs but it should also be remembered that Sterling's current Liverpool contract has two years left to run so it…

ESPN – Man City target Jack Wilshere, Man United want Schneiderlin and Lukaku

ESPN FC's Mark Donaldson analyzes Manchester City's latest bid for Liverpool's Raheem Sterling. All the latest and greatest rumours and tidbits on the transfer moves that teams around the world will be making this summer and beyond. TRANSFERS BY LEAGUE All transfers English Premier League Spanish La Liga Italian Serie A German Bundesliga Major League Soccer City switch focus to Gunners midfielder The phrase “transfer saga” is overused in the summer months as fans look for excitement while players lead a jet-set lifestyle, but Raheem Sterling's proposed move from Liverpool to Manchester City is showing the telltale signs of becoming a bloated issue for all concerned. Sources told ESPN FC on Wednesday that City made…